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Facebook cryptocurrency Libra will launch in early January, but back again: report
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency is set to launch in early January, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing three strangers involved in the project. The FTA said it plans to launch and operate a single digital coin backed by the Geneva-based Libra Association of Dollars. The move would represent a larger scaling back than the project’s ambitions, which were proposed in April in response to regulatory and political reactions to the project. What is Blockchain - The Common Man's Guide to Blockchain Technologies to G. Unveiled by Facebook last year, Tula was worryingly thinned out by regulators and central banks around the world, raising concerns that it could upset financial stability and destroy mainstream power over money.
Gamebug reported by microsoft
Microsoft has reportedly reported a bug in the Xbox website that could show potential users the actual email addresses associated with their Xbox gamer. This vulnerability was reported by the company through its bug bounty program and has since been fixed. Findings for bugs allegedly found on execution. xbox.com shared the publication with Online Publishing earlier this week. The report states that an Xbox user ID (exudation) field execution was uncrypted on xbox.com.
Zeddnet's report states that, execution. The error in Xbox.com was discovered by Joseph "Doc K" Harris and a team of security researchers. The website, force.xbox.com, allows Xbox users to view attacks on their profiles, as well as file an appeal if they find the strike unjustified. It was found that after the user logged in to the website, he created a cookie file with the description of the web session in his browser. This cookie file contains an unencrypted Xbox User ID (XUID) field.
Harris was able to use standard browser tools to edit the XUID field and replace it with the XUIDU of the test account created for the browser X Bagh Bounty program. Once they change the value and refresh the page, emails from other users will appear. Check out the video by Harris.
Canon publicly confirms August ransomware attack, data theft
On August 5, Canon USA sent a company-wide notification, including several programs - teams and emails notifying employees of unavailable, widespread system problems.
A partial screenshot of the ransom note received by the blaping computer revealed that the outage was caused by Labyrinth ransomware, a group that typically steals data from compromising networks that force victims to do so.
Thanks to Tesla's miraculous growth, Elon Musk overtook Bill Gates to become the second richest
person in the world. Musk's net worth is currently $ 127.9 billion, according to real-time data from
Bloomberg, more than $ 200 million compared to $ 127.7 billion for Bill Gates.
Currently, the richest person in the world is still Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO with a fortune of $ 182
Although not too superior to Bill Gates, but Elon Musk's performance is very remarkable when only
from the beginning of 2020 until now, his fortune has increased to 100.3 billion USD.